Meme Stocks 101: How to Buy Dogecoin

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It's likely that you've heard of Dogecoin by now, if only from news headlines. This form of cryptocurrency has been making waves in the investment community of late in large part due to its funny name and viral meme origins, but it’s also possibly becoming a more legitimate investment option. So what exactly is Dogecoin? The answer is as complex as it is amusing. Let's break things down and take a look at Dogecoin’s origins, where it came from and how it became the king of all “meme stocks.”